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  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Intel Solid-State Drive Optimizer

    Today, when a user deletes a file from their system, the host only deletes a pointer in the OS file system. This action does not physically erase the data from the drive. While the deleted data no longer appears valid to the OS, it still appears valid to the drive...

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  • Webcasts // Nov 2009

    Webcast: Are your PCs ready for Windows 7?

    Many companies will begin migrating to Windows 7 in 2010. Yet some companies have slowed their PC refresh rate during the last year, leaving them with an older PC fleet. Intel and Lenovo experts will review the true costs of older PCs on the bottom line and why refreshing older...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Evaluating Intel Virtualization Technology FlexMigration With Multi-Generation Intel Multi-Core and Intel Dual-Core Xeon Processors

    In today's data centers, live migration is a required technology for building an agile, dynamic data center based on server virtualization. It has not been possible, however, to perform successful live migration between servers based on different generations of processors, each with different instruction sets. This limited our ability to...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Explaining Cache SER Anomaly Using DUE AVF Measurement

    The authors have discovered that processors can experience a super-linear increase in Detected Unrecoverable Errors (DUE) when the write-back L2 cache is doubled in size. This paper explains how an increase in the cache tag's Architectural Vulnerability Factor or AVF caused such a super-linear increase in the DUE rate. AVF...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    High Performance Computing for Silicon Design

    Designing Intel microprocessors is extremely computed intensive. Tape out is a final step in silicon design and its computation demand is growing exponentially for each generation of silicon process technology. Intel IT adopted High-Performance Computing (HPC) to address this very large computational scale and realized significant improvements in computing performance,...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    High-Performance Computing for Silicon Design

    Designing Intel microprocessors is extremely compute intensive. Tapeout is a final step in silicon design and its computation demand is growing exponentially for each generation of silicon process technology. Intel IT adopted High-Performance Computing (HPC) to address this very large computational scale and realized significant improvements in computing performance, reliability,...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2009

    PTY Expands Its Services Business With Intel Remote PC Assist Technology

    PTY customers who were realizing the benefits of server-side proactive maintenance began asking if the firm could provide the same type of support for PCs. PTY began searching for remote solutions that would better meet their needs, and enable more proactive support for the 400 to 500 client PCs it...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2009

    Advanced PC Management Capabilities Help MSP's Customers Do More, Spend Smarter, and Be More Secure

    IT Authorities has built its success as a managed service provider on continuous improvement of both processes and tools. In the managed services arena, change is constant and yields both threats and opportunities - but no room to stand still. This approach to growth led IT Authorities to adopt Intel...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    Intel Provides Solid Backbone for e-commerce, CRM and Network

    Stork Craft Manufacturing Inc. is an industry leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of juvenile furniture products through its brands Stork Craft Furniture, Ragazzi Fine Furniture, Status Commercial Furniture and Canwood Furniture, which are sold in North America through leading retailers such as WalMart, Amazon, BabysRUs, Target and Sears;...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    Airline Menus and Sales Take Off With GuestLogix and Intel

    Increasing fuel costs and the downturn in the air passenger travel industry following 9-11 prompted many airlines to look for new ways to increase revenues and reduce costs without raising ticket prices. Many airlines moved from snack food on board to 'No food on board' before adopting a model of...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    The Exclusive Lenovo Enhanced Experience for Windows 7. Fast. Secure. Built for Business

    Technical decision makers are faced with many challenges in today's economy: help users get more work done faster and with fewer difficulties, protect the network and individual systems from attacks or malicious code, and reduce administrative overhead and the associated costs. The underlying hardware platform can provide a foundation for...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Achieving Fast, Scalable I/O for Virtualized Servers

    IT organizations are taking advantage of virtualization to consolidate server infrastructure, reduce power, cooling and management costs, and provide simpler and more affordable solutions for high availability, load balancing and disaster recovery. Servers based on multi-core Intel Xeon processors with Intel Virtualization Technology? (Intel VT) help to magnify the benefits...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Taking Advantage of Cloud Computing

    Intel has a long-term commitment to addressing top IT issues that the government faces. By investing more than USD 69 billion in research, development, and manufacturing capacity since 2000, one has built a solid technology foundation. To specifically address the challenges faced by the federal customers, one offers a variety...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Increasing Efficiency With Data Center Investment

    An efficient IT infrastructure plays an essential role in enabling federal agencies to support the government mission. Yet today, many agencies struggle with outdated data center technologies that undermine efficiency and hinder the adoption of new technologies such as virtualization and cloud computing. Data centers designed decades ago were never...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Intel Premier IT Magazine

    Access bottom line best practices from Intel IT for your client fleet in the Intel Premier IT magazine

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  • Resource Center // Oct 2009

    Is the time right to move from RISC to Intel Architecture?

    Previous business decisions to deploy your IT solutions on RISC based architectures was most likely the right decision at the time based on the business need, the solutions availability and the architecture available to run that solution. Some of these solutions are likely due for an upgrade due to changing...

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  • Resource Center // Oct 2009

    The Similarities Between a Cloud Forest and Cloud Computing

    Nature is extremely efficient in it's use of a cloud forest. Likewise, Cloud Computing is an extremely efficient use of computing resources. It is for this reason that Intel IT has developed an enterprise cloud computing strategy focused on building an internal cloud to boost efficiency and flexibility inside of...

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  • Resource Center // Oct 2009

    Better together: Engineering Collaboration at the Heart of Breakthrough Capability with VMware software and Intel hardware

    Intel has a well established rhythm of technology innovation - and a lot of really smart architects who know a thing or two about cpu design - but we get innovative ideas from the outside, too. Over the years of the VMware alliance, Intel has received many requests for small...

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  • Resource Center // Oct 2009

    Nehalem-EX, the new standard in scalable performance

    Intel recently provided a server product update for the upcoming Nehalem-EX processor and the expandable platforms based on it. Here's a recap of some of the interesting messages: Nehalem Architecture and Quick Path Architecture are coming to the EX (MP) segment, 4 Socket Servers and above. EX Servers are ideal...

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  • Resource Center // Oct 2009

    The top 10 reasons why Nehalem is ideal for the cloud

    Intel officially launched the Intel? Xeon? 5500 processor (formerly codenamed "Nehalem") for servers and workstations. One of the most exciting uses of this new platform will be as a key building block in cloud computing infrastructure. Whether you've bought into the hype of cloud computing or are a jaded IT...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Architecting Software as a Service for the Enterprise

    As part of the cloud computing strategy, Intel IT has been opportunistically taking advantage of external offerings of Software As A Service (SaaS) applications. To prepare for broader SaaS adoption, the designed a SaaS architecture that will enable them to shift to a more strategic view and facilitate faster, more...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Hard Real Time Linux Using Xenomai on Intel Multi-Core Processors

    Linux is not a hard real-time operating system as it does not guarantee a task to meet strict deadlines. The kernel can suspend a task when its time slice has completed and it can remain suspended for an arbitrarily long time (for example, when an interrupt is getting serviced). Some...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    Fulfilling Student Promise at an Inner-City Middle School

    At Lilla G. Frederick Pilot Middle School (LGF) in Boston, 1:1 eLearning and an innovative approach to technology access at home are increasing opportunity for children from a tough Boston neighborhood. Following best practices for technology adoption laid out in the K-12 Computing Blueprint, LGF is using 1:1 eLearning to...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Enabling Intel Virtualization Technology FlexMigration on VMware ESX

    Intel Virtualization Technology FlexMigration (Intel VT FlexMigration) is a capability that allows virtualization software vendors to deliver live migration solutions across different generations of Intel Xeon processor-based servers. By dramatically enlarging the generation of servers that can be deployed in a virtual machine (VM) migration compatibility resource pool, Intel VT...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    Intel Strikes Chord at MusIQ Club

    After selling its award-winning software in traditional ways, Adventus wanted to expand the reach of his products to include more students in more locations. Adventus felt the solution was combining instructor-led classes and new technology. MusIQ Club was born, a program that combines traditional classroom instruction led by a music...

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2009

    From Virtualization 2.0 to Enterprise Cloud - Usages and Technologies

    This webcast discusses the trends in the evolution of the enterprise data center and the impact of server virtualization on the enterprise data center.

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2009

    Calculate the Difference: High-End Servers Deliver 42% Lower TCO

    The presenters of this webcast explains why Intel IT buys high-end Intel Xeon processor 5500 series based servers for both design computing and enterprise server virtualization environments. Why? Buying high-end Xeon 5500 can reduce four year server TCO by 42 percent compared to low-end Xeon 5500 processors.

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2009

    SciNet: Providing High-Performance Computing for Canadian Researchers

    What does one get when he/she combines 3600 Intel Xeon processor Series 5500 cores and 60 TeraBytes of RAM? For SciNet, who priovides high performance computing resources for research across Canada, one will get the planet's largest iDataPlex implementation with 300 TeraFlops of computing power in a data center that...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Converged Networking in the Data Center

    With the advancement of Ethernet, PCI Express devices running at 10GbE are becoming more common and more affordable. The last two years have seen some significant changes in Linux networking. This expansion of multiqueue networking and increased usage of multi-core computers with 10 Gigabit Ethernet have made the concept of...

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2009

    Compucom and Intel vPro Technology - Out of the Box Innovation

    Compucom, provider of IT solutions to Fortune 1000 companies, describes how Compucom customers who have deployed PCs with Intel vPro technology lower support costs, improve user uptime, experience faster patch management, and have the building blocks for more-secure, remotely-managed client virtualization.

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2009

    Intel Datacenter Retrofitted From a Factory Building

    This webcast will provide a virtual tour of this data center that was retrofited from a former wafer fabrication facility (fab) with a three-story design and several distinct data centers within it.

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2009

    World-Class Data Center Tour

    This webcast will provide tour of an Intel greenfield data center with a unique two-story construction and hot/cold aisles design. This world-class data center contains a number of data center power delivery and air cooling innovations.

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    vPro ROI Calculator

    A free to use Intel PC Total Cost of Ownership Estimator

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Animated Demo of vPro Systems

    This animated demo shows how vPro offers security and manageability on the chip.

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    vPro Expert Center Wiki, all you need to know about vPro and activation of vPro systems

    Learn about vPro basics from this wiki. It contains info on what vPro is, as well as links to activation documentation.

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Webinar: Activate Today! Realize ROI with IntelĀ® vPro Technology and Symantec Altiris

    Join the team from the Intel vPro Expert Center for an informative Webcast on the ROI savings and activation process for PCs with Intel? vPro? technology and Symantec Altiris. This webinar is co-sponsored by Intel Corporation and Symantec

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Activate Today!Realize ROI with IntelĀ® vPro Technology and Microsoft System Configuration Manager

    Join the team from the Intel vPro Expert Center for an informative Webcast on the ROI savings and activation process for PCs with Intel? vPro? technology and Microsoft System Configuration Manager. This webinar is Co-sponsored by Intel Corporation and Microsoft Corporation

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Video Case Study: Verizon UK

    This video case study looks at how Chris Maylor, head of architecture services at Verizon UK, went about implementing vPro.

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Achieving Fast, Scalable I/O for Virtualized Servers: With Intel Virtualization Technology and the PCI-SIG Single Root I/O Virtualization and Sharing Specification

    IT organizations are taking advantage of virtualization to consolidate server infrastructure, reduce power, cooling and management costs, and provide simpler and more affordable solutions for high availability, load balancing and disaster recovery. Servers based on multi-core Intel Xeon processors with Intel Virtualization Technology (Intel VT) help to magnify the benefits...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Intel IT Data Center Solutions: Strategies to Improve Efficiency

    Over time, Intel IT has evolved the strategies to optimize the data center infrastructure to respond faster to business needs while enhancing the services and value IT brings to the business. The new data center strategies shift the emphasis away from reducing the number of physical data center facilities to,...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Implementing PXE Boot Using Intel BLDK for Intel Atom Processor Based Boards

    Intel provides an EFI-standard based Boot Loader Development Kit (BLDK) for various Intel Atom processors. This paper discusses how to modify the Intel BLDK code base to support network booting (PXE boot). The resulting BLDK image is programmed onto an Intel Atom Processor E6xx series with Intel platform controller hub...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Microcontroller to Intel Architecture Conversion

    In contrast to general-purpose computers, MicroControllers (MCUs) are often optimized for interrupt latency over instruction throughput, both reducing latency and making it predictable to support real-time control. Thus, MCUs are commonly used in time critical embedded applications, such as Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs). Recently, Intel Atom processors have gained considerable...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2011

    Improving the Embedded Intel Architecture Design Process with Simics

    Embedded system design can be a challenging and lengthy process due to complexity introduced by system, hardware and software interactions and unique design constraints. The products often use non-standard components, adopt unique form factors and have the requirements to sustain/validate customized OS/software/drivers. The products often have a very long life...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    High Performance Deflate Decompression on Intel Architecture Processors

    There is a critical need for lossless data compression in enterprise storage and applications such as databases which process huge amounts of data. DEFLATE is a widely used standard to perform lossless compression and forms the basis of utilities such as gzip and libraries such as zlib. In these applications,...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2011

    Power Delivery for Platforms with Embedded Intel Atom Processors

    High performance-low power Intel Atom processors are being designed into a wide range of embedded applications that would not be practicable with mobile, desktop or server CPUs. While many Intel Atom processor power supply requirements have a lineage that trace back to more conventional mobile and desktop processors, there are...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Designing Intel VPro Technology Capable OPS Display Panels

    An Intel vPro technology capable Open Pluggable Specification (OPS) module offers a collection of Intel technologies which comprise remote manageability, security and virtualization technology with the aim of enhancing robustness, usability and user experience of the system. Evolution of communication technology and innovation in computing technology has paved the path...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2011

    Intel Atom Processor E6xx Series - Memory Design Optimization for Small Form Factor

    The Intel Atom processor E6xx Series is one of the System-on-Chip products introduced in the embedded market. This product targets users who design their platforms specifically for embedded applications with sensitivity towards platform space and power. One of the methods, which greatly optimize platform space, is reducing the routing length...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    Intel Xeon Processor E7 Family: Reliability, Availability, and Serviceability

    Today's businesses increasingly depend on Intel Xeon-based servers to run data-intensive and mission-critical applications. Server Reliability, Availability, and Serviceability (RAS) are crucial issues for modern enterprise IT shops that deliver mission critical applications and services, as application delivery failures can be extremely costly per hour of system downtime. Furthermore, the...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    Safeguarding Critical Enterprise Assets and Data

    Each year, an estimated two million laptops are stolen, and 97 percent of those are never recovered. In addition, one in 10 people have lost a laptop, Smartphone, or USB drive that contains corporate information. In almost every case, these stolen hardware assets contain sensitive, valuable data that is proprietary...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2011

    Workstation-Based Digital Prototyping

    Thomas Edison said, "There has to be a better way - find it." With advancements in workstation technologies and the integration of CAD, Meshing, CAE, and CFD software - there has to a more efficient way to create, test, modify and visualize products. Today's industry-leading manufacturers are using Digital Prototyping...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    Serial Over LAN (SOL) for EPSD Server Hardware

    Serial Over LAN (SOL) is a mechanism that enables redirection of serial character stream from UART (Universal Asynchronous Receiver Transmitter aka Serial Port) to a LAN using IPMI RMCP+ session on a managed server. It provides a means to manage a server remotely by using a Command-Line Interface (CLI) over...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2012

    Intel QuickPath Architecture

    Through its rapid "Tick-tock" cadence for microprocessor innovation, Intel introduces a new micro architecture or a new process technology (that includes enhanced micro architecture features) nearly every year. The result is a cycle of industry-leading microprocessor performance. At the same time, the company also continuously looks for other ways to...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Optimizing Non-Sequential Data Processing Applications

    Data processing applications that manage large numbers of data flows, either by indexing or pointer chasing, may be subject to frequent instruction pipeline stalls due to data cache misses. This paper outlines techniques for use on Intel Architecture processors to lessen the effect of instruction pipeline stalls in certain application...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2011

    Display Characterizations on Intel Atom Processor E6xx Series (B1-Stepping)

    This paper characterizes the latest Intel Atom Processor E6xx Series B1 stepping System-on-Chip platform. In this paper, necessary details on hardware capability are presented along with information on display resolution characterizations (or limitations) for maximum display resolutions allowed on each of the display outputs using the Intel Embedded Media and...

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  • White Papers // May 2012

    Fast SHA-256 Implementations on Intel Architecture Processors

    The paper describes a family of highly-optimized implementations of the Fast SHA-256 cryptographic hash algorithm, which provide industry leading performance on a range of Intel Processors for a single data buffer consisting of an arbitrary number of data blocks. The paper describes the overall design of the Fast SHA-256 software,...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    New Instructions Supporting Large Integer Arithmetic on Intel Architecture Processors

    New instructions mulx, adcx and adox are being introduced on Intel Architecture Processors. The adcx and adox instructions are being introduced one generation later than mulx. These new instructions will enable users to develop high-performance implementations of large integer arithmetic on Intel Architecture. To maximize performance of code using these...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2012

    2nd Generation Intel Core VPro Processor Family

    The 2nd generation Intel Core vPro processor family delivers visible benefits in intelligent security, greater manageability, and adaptable performance. Intelligent security is built in, with hardware-based features that can prevent malicious attacks, automatically isolate infected systems, and respond faster when a problem occurs. Authorized IT administrators can now remotely access,...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Securing the Enterprise with Intel AES-NI

    The authors' world today has insatiable demand for technology that can find, process, and communicate information and data in business environments, as well as in their personal lives. Protection of intellectual property, personal identities, and other sensitive information is more important than ever for data on the move and at...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    Remote Management: SNMP Sub-Agent for Intel Server Hardware

    Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) is used ubiquitously to monitor and control any device over the network by exchanging SNMP messages. The SNMP, defined by IETF, has gained significant popularity among the software, hardware, telecom, and network industries. SNMP was derived from its predecessor SGMP (Simple Gateway Management Protocol). This...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Intel HD Graphics with Dynamic Frequency Technology

    This paper is to explain what Intel HD Graphics Dynamic Frequency Technology is and how it complements Intel Turbo Boost Technology. The paper will also explain how the user can interact with the technology to further enhance the computing experience. This integration of Central Processor Unit (CPU), memory controller and...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    High Performance Computing for Silicon Design

    Designing Intel microprocessors is extremely computed intensive. Tape out is a final step in silicon design and its computation demand is growing exponentially for each generation of silicon process technology. Intel IT adopted High-Performance Computing (HPC) to address this very large computational scale and realized significant improvements in computing performance,...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Architecting Software as a Service for the Enterprise

    As part of the cloud computing strategy, Intel IT has been opportunistically taking advantage of external offerings of Software As A Service (SaaS) applications. To prepare for broader SaaS adoption, the designed a SaaS architecture that will enable them to shift to a more strategic view and facilitate faster, more...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Increasing Design Throughput With Work Stations Based on Intel Xenon Processor 5600 Series

    In Intel IT tests simulating the daily workflow of a silicon design engineer, a workstation based on the new Intel Xeon processor 5600 series completed multiple, concurrent electronic design automation (FDA) application workloads up to 4.75x faster than a workstation based on Intel Xeon processor 51 00 series and up...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Achieving Long-Term Business Value With Intel vPro Technology

    Recognizing Intel vPro technology's significant business value, Intel IT made a strategic decision three years ago to standardize the computing platform on PCs - both laptop and desktop - with Intel Core vPro processors. PCs equipped with Intel Core vPro processors include a variety of technologies that enhance IT and...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Accelerating the Deployment of Intel Solid-State Drives Throughout the Enterprise

    As part of the mobile business PC strategy, Intel IT now requires all newly purchased laptops to be equipped with an Intel Solid-State Drive (SSD) and an Intel Core i5 vProw processor. To further accelerate deployment of SSDs, the authors also retrofit mobile business PCs whenever the authors perform a...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Maintaining Information Security While Allowing Personal Hand-Held Devices in the Enterprise

    Intel IT is actively integrating employee-owned hand-held devices into the enterprise environment. The authors have long recognized that the consumerization of IT - employees using their personal devices to access corporate data - is not a passing a workplace trend, so the authors worked closely with Intel's Legal, Information Security,...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Applying Virtualization to Embedded Devices: Ease Software Migration, Improve Real-Time Performance

    Today, most embedded systems use a single Operating System (OS), typically either real-time, general-purpose or homegrown. Although one OS is sufficient for most devices, some developers are choosing to run multiple OSs in secure partitions using virtualization. This enables them to simplify the porting of legacy applications onto new platforms,...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    Intel Virtualization Technology FlexMigration Application Note

    Intel Virtualization Technology (Intel VT) refers to a suite of hardware assists in Intel silicon (the Processors, Chipsets and Networking Devices) that make virtualization software simpler and robust and enable it to deliver better performance. Intel Virtualization Technology FlexMigration (Intel VT FlexMigration) is a part of Intel VT that allows...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Hybrid-Virtualization-Enhanced Virtualization for Linux

    The authors propose hybrid-virtualization that combines paravirtualization and hardware-assisted virtualization. It can achieve equivalent or better performance than software-only para-virtualization, taking the full advantage of each technology. They implemented a hybrid-virtualization Linux with para-virtualization, which required much fewer modifications to Linux, and yet achieved equivalent or better performance than software-only...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    How Virtualization Makes Power Management Different

    Unlike when running a native OS, power management activity has different types in a virtualization world: virtual and real. A virtual activity is limited to a virtual machine and has no effect on real power. For example, virtual S3 sleep only puts the virtual machine into sleep state, while other...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Usage of Virtualized GNU/Linux for Binary Testing Across Multiple Distributions

    In this paper, the authors will discuss how they created a test environment using a single high-end test host that implemented multiple test hosts. The test environment enabled the testing of software running on different Linux distributions with different kernel versions. This approach improved test automation, avoided capital expenditures and...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Live Migration With Pass-Through Device for Linux VM

    Open source Linux virtualization, such as Xen and KVM, has made great progress recently, and has been a hot topic in Linux world for years. With virtualization support, the hypervisor de-privileges operating systems as guest operating systems and shares physical resources among guests, such as memory and the network device....

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Intel Cloud Builder Guide to Cloud Design and Deployement on Intel Xeon Processor-Based Platforms

    Cloud computing offers a path to greater scalability and lower costs for service providers, infrastructure hosting companies, and large enterprises. Establishing an infrastructure that can provide such capabilities requires experience. Intel has teamed up with leading cloud vendors through the Intel Cloud Builder program to help any customer design, deploy,...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Linux as a Hypervisor

    Virtual machines are a relatively new workload for Linux. As with other new types of applications, Linux support was somewhat lacking at first and improved over time. This paper describes the evolution of hypervisor support within the Linux kernel, the specific capabilities which make a difference to virtual machines, and...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Enabling Business Growth And Productivity With Online Solutions

    Working in close partnership with business stakeholders, Intel IT created several innovative online solutions that are helping to facilitate business growth and forge closer links with customers, business partners, and employees while increasing productivity and efficiency. Each of these online solutions uses Web-based technology to intelligently deliver custom information to...

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  • White Papers // May 2009

    Migration Without Virtualization

    Migrating a live, running operating system from one machine to another has proven to be an invaluable tool over the past few years. Today, however, the only way to migrate an OS is to run it in virtual machine, thereby incurring the disadvantages of virtualization (e.g., Virtualized devices often do...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Evolution in Kernel Debugging Using Hardware Virtualization With Xen

    Xen's ability to run unmodified guests with the virtualization available in hardware opens new doors of possibilities in the kernel debugging. Now it's possible to debug the Linux kernel or any other PC operating system similar to debugging a user process in Linux. Since hardware virtualization in-processor enables Xen to...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Applying Virtualization to Embedded Devices: Ease Software Migration, Improve Real-Time Performance and Enhance Security

    Today, most embedded systems use a single Operating System (OS), typically real-time, general-purpose or homegrown. Although one OS is sufficient for most devices, some developers are choosing to run multiple OSs in secure partitions using virtualization. This enables them to simplify the porting of legacy applications onto new platforms, increase...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    Bootstrapping a Distributed Computational Economy With Peer-to-Peer Bartering

    This paper presents an architecture for distributed computational economies based on peer-to-peer bartering. The architecture is based on the position that computational economies ought to be bootstrapped based on a layer of simple and robust resource exchange. The architecture is comprised of three pieces: Resource discovery, secure resource peering, and...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Not-a-Bot (NAB): Improving Service Availability in the Face of Botnet Attacks

    A large fraction of email spam, distributed Denial-Of-Service (DDoS) attacks, and click-fraud on web advertisements are caused by traffic sent from compromised machines that form botnets. This paper posits that by identifying human-generated traffic as such, one can mitigate botnet attacks, by servicing human-generated traffic with improved reliability or higher...

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